Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1955 RJC

Duke Dixon DUKE EDWARD DIXON of Paris, TX, passed away in Dallas on January 25, 2012 following a lengthy illness. It was his 76th birthday. Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery in Paris, TX. He was born to Gaston (RHS-1927) & Wilda Dixon in Ranger, TX, on January 25, 1937. He graduated from Ranger High School in 1955 and graduated from Ranger Junior College in 1970. He was in the U.S. Army from 1958 to 1961. He married Sherian Stallings on July 25, 1985 in Eastland. He owned the Ranger Auto Parts in Ranger, TX, and Dixon Auto Supply in Eastland, TX. Duke taught Auto Parts Merchandising & Machine Shop at Brookhaven College in Dallas from 1978-1980. While in Paris, he was manager of Auto Zone, worked at ABC Auto Parts and Armstrong- McCall. He was a longtime member of Christian Fellowship Church and had been involved in the Celebrate Recovery program for the past 8 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Dan Dixon (RHS-1959) and a sister, Carol Ann Dixon. At the time of his death, he was survived by his wife, Sherian of Paris, a son, David Dixon (RHS-1983) of Mineral Wells, four daughters, Dana Dixon Stepherson (RHS-1980) of Mineral Wells, Amy and Chris Margraves of New Braunfels, Shannon and Patrick Garrison of Winnsboro, and Susan Luna of Dallas, a brother, James (RHS-1970) and Melinda Dixon of Cross Plains, a sister, Jean (RHS-1970) and Mike Ford of Glen Rose. He had twelve grandchildren, Shelli Valentine, Garth Lemieux, Catherine Dixon, Derek Margraves, Kristen Dixon, Kerri Stepherson, Jason Garrison, Jonathan Dixon, Daren Margraves, Jadon Margraves, Cameron Dixon and Tristan Garrison and one great-granddaughter, Alison Harris.